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Dance and drone out to Teknofonic Recordings’ ‘Essentials Vol. 1’

Composer and producer Adam Reifsteck, maybe known more by his studio name Sonic Fear, started NYC label Teknofonic Recordings last year to provide a homebase for forward-thinking electronic music artists. As one of the label’s earliest undertakings, they’ve released Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1, “a massive collection that truly has something for everyone.” Featuring 20 different […]

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Mixtapes Release Gigantic Compilation Of Rarities, B-Sides, Non-Album Tracks

Mixtapes has always been a favorite around here at UTG, so it broke our hearts last year when the band announced that they’d be calling it quits. Today, the band has released These Are Us, an enormous collection of twenty-three songs from splits, b-sides, rarities, and non-album tracks that almost fill the Mixtapes-sized hole in our hearts. […]

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Around Town Collective Artists Cover Each Other on New Compilation (Stream)

California DIY label Around Town Collective has been putting out killer releases in Northern California (Redding/Chico area) since 2007. We’ve raved about their work before, but now they’ve done something new in releasing a 9-track compilation, titled Dinner Conversations, on which ATC artists cover each other. The release features covers of Boy Elephant, Thomas Fogg, […]

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REVIEW: Various Artists – ‘Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6’

Artist: Various Album: Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6 Genre: Covers/Compilation Label: Fearless Records Two years have passed since Fearless Records shared Punk Goes Pop Vol. 5, and in that time the world of top 40 music has undergone quite a transformation. There is less music created by actual instruments at radio today than ever before, […]

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‘V/H/S Viral’ Red-Band Trailer: Third Time May Be The Bloody Charm

Following suit from its predecessors, V/H/S Viral compiles short horror films from a myriad of up and coming directors. Tied together loosely by a main story about teenagers stumbling upon some horrific videotapes, the third entry in the V/H/S series seems to amp up the insanity, gore, violence, and body horror. Releasing on October 23 via VOD and with […]

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Hear Sufjan Stevens Cover Arthur Russell’s “A Little Lost”

For years, Red Hot Organization has been putting out incredibly stacked compilations with the proceeds going to AIDS research. Fittingly, their newest record is a tribute to musical mastermind Arthur Russell, who passed away from AIDS in 1992. The tribute compilation, titled Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, is out October 21 via Yep Roc […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Releasing Solo Compilation, ‘Memoirs Of A Madman’

Reuniting with Black Sabbath isn’t stopping Ozzy Osbourne from reviving his solo career. After teasing a cryptic picture on Twitter for the past few days, Ozzy revealed the album artwork for his new release, Memoirs Of A Madman, which is due out on October 10. Being released through Epic Records/Legacy Records, it’ll be a CD/DVD […]

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Stream Donovan Wolfington’s “Spiders,” Part Of A Charity Benefit Compilation

Louisianna five-piece Donovan Wolfington have re-recorded an old track by the name of “Spiders” for Big Footprints Records‘ The Big Comp II, a compilation that benefits 1BlueString and The Nature Conservancy’s Adopt An Acre program. Along with Donovan are 84 other artists that have donated a track to the compilation, including Citizen, Foxing, The Hotelier, […]

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UTG Presents: Another Endless Summer (Free Music Compilation)

After far too many months of winter, and a spring that disappeared almost as quickly as it arrived, the time has finally come to shed the winter worries and down blankets for the heat and skimpy clothing of summer. Yes, that time of the year when students run free and the sun sets well after […]

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Ronald Records Releases Its First Compilation To Celebrate Record Store Day

Ronald Records is a brand spanking new record label, which is run by the indie rock group Of Us Giants. They’ve recently announced a slew of new bands, and now that they have a fair amount on their roster they’ve decided to release a compilation with those artists. The fourteen track compilation is intended to […]

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Required Listening: Circa Survive – “Scentless Apprentice” (Nirvana Cover)

It’s Record Store Day! We hope those of you who were able to shop this morning got out and did your part to celebrate and support the industry we’ve dedicated our lives to covering, but even if you left as soon as you woke up today there is a good chance you came home with […]

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Review: ‘Punk Goes 90s Volume 2’

Artist: Various Album: Punk Goes 90s Vol 2 Genre: Rock/Compilation Label: Fearless The Punk Goes… series has lasted long enough that counting how many installments exist at this point usually requires a trip to Google or Wikipedia. It has become an annual event of sorts, like the mixtape version of Warped Tour, with alternative music […]